Soon after Yao Ming’s retirement news came out, China’s major website Sina initiated a poll among Yao’s fans.
Up to July 11th, 2:03am Beijing time, 175,679 people participated in the poll. Among them, 40.5% feel sad and believes Yao deserves more achievements, 23.2% feel calm and was expecting this to happen, and 18.5% feel shocked by the news.
The online survey result
Snapshot from Sina
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About Carrie Xu
Yanqin "Carrie" Xu is a Shanghai native, currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area and working for the Pac-12 Conference as Senior Manager, International. She is very passionate about sports and international collaboration, and is doing her best to bridge sports between the US and China.
Carrie holds an MBA degree from University of Southern California (USC) and has worked for Nike China and Nike International Basketball previously. She was also a Vice President at USC Marshall Sports Business Organization. She can be reached via email at Carrie.Xu@chinasportsbiz.com.
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